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Compliance Management

ISO 37301 Lead Auditor

Why should you consider attending? 

Participating in the PECB Certified ISO 37301 Lead Auditor training course equips you with the essential skills and competence needed to conduct audits of compliance management systems (CMS) while applying universally recognized audit principles, methodologies, and techniques.

Numerous organizations actively seek qualified auditors to assess the alignment of their policies, procedures, and controls with ISO 37301 requirements. This training course is designed to facilitate your proficiency in successfully carrying out these audit assignments, emphasizing the significance of effective CMS audits. Additionally, it aims to enhance your expertise and capabilities in planning and executing CMS audits in accordance with the auditing guidelines established in ISO 19011 and the certification procedures outlined in ISO/IEC 17021-1.

This training course may potentially qualify you to perform audits on behalf of conformity assessment bodies.

Throughout the course, exercises, quizzes, and case studies are incorporated to enable you to practice key aspects of a CMS audit, including understanding ISO 37301 requirements, audit principles, evidence-gathering tools and techniques, leading audit teams, conducting interviews with auditees, scrutinizing documented information, formulating nonconformity reports, and preparing the final audit report.

Upon successful completion of the training course, you will have the opportunity to take the exam, which assesses your knowledge and skills related to CMS audits. Passing the exam makes you eligible for the “PECB Certified ISO 37301 Lead Auditor” credential, which attests to your professional capabilities and demonstrates your proficiency in auditing a CMS based on ISO 37301.

Who should consider attending? 

The ISO 37301 Lead Auditor training course is suitable for the following individuals:

-Auditors aiming to conduct and lead CMS audits.

-Managers or consultants aspiring to master the CMS audit process.

-Individuals responsible for ensuring compliance with ISO 37301 requirements within an organization.

-Technical experts preparing for CMS audits.

-Expert advisors and compliance officers.

Learning objectives :

 By participating in this training course, you will be able to:

-Comprehend the fundamental concepts of a compliance management system (CMS) and its processes as outlined in ISO 37301.

-Recognize the relationship between ISO 37301 and other relevant standards and regulatory frameworks.

-Understand the auditor’s role in planning, leading, and overseeing a CMS audit, following ISO 19011 guidelines.

-Interpret ISO 37301 requirements within the context of a CMS audit.

-Plan and execute audits, lead audit teams, create nonconformity reports, and conduct audit follow-up activities.

-Conduct audits with due professional care.

Educational approach This training course places participants at the center of the learning experience and incorporates:

-Theories, methodologies, and best practices employed in ISO management system audits.

-Lecture sessions enriched with examples drawn from case studies inspired by real-world scenarios.

-Practical exercises based on case studies that involve role-playing and group discussions.

-Interaction among participants through questions and collaborative discussions.

-Quizzes featuring stand-alone questions and scenario-based questions tailored to prepare participants for the certification exam.

Prerequisites To excel in this training course, participants should possess a foundational understanding of ISO 37301 requirements (or ISO 19600 guidelines) for a CMS and a comprehensive knowledge of audit principles.